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Wednesday, December 31 1969

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Taking it to the Street

By: 
Philippe Simon
January 24, 2017

Meet some of the people who participated in Saturday's Women's March on Washington and get a feel for what it was like actually being there.  Video footage provided by Carolyn "Sky" Caron.

Greenfield Human Rights Commission Meeting --- January 9, 2017

Last night, the commission heard a report on an Underground Railroad talk and revisited the topics of sanctuary cities, public forum procedures, manger scene vandalism, and police body cameras.

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Greenfield Human Rights Commisssion Meeting --- December 12, 2016

Last night, after presenting its Human Rights Award to Joan Featherman, the commission held a well attended and very interesting public forum on the topic of protecting immigrants in Sanctuary Cities.

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Could Greenfield be a Sanctuary City?

Adapted from a Greenfield Human Rights Commission (HRC) press release:

On Monday, December 12th, at 6PM, during their regular meeting, the Greenfield Human Rights Commission will hold a public forum on what a Sanctuary or Safe Zone is, how one can be effective in reaffirming Greenfield's policy of diversity, and how it can be enforced.  The commission understands that many members of the public are interested in this and that two nearby cities have already created sanctuary for immigrants.  There is a special urgency for this in our town due to the fact that our largest agricultural businesses employ seasonal workers from all over.

Local Bias with Philippe Simon

#167 --- Recorded December 1, 2016

Host Drew Hutchison spoke with Greenfield Human Rights Commission Chairperson Philippe Simon about the work and vision of empowering human rights.

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Greenfield Human Rights Commisssion Meeting --- November 14, 2016

Last night, the commission discussed the status of an investigation into recent hate email attacks, anti-bullying legislation, the town's poverty assessment, human rights awards, and planning for Summerfest 2017.

Greenfield Human Rights Commisssion Meeting --- October 17, 2016

Last night, the commission released a statement on the subject of hate symbols in response to confederate flag displays, discussed their Match Program results, and expressed support for anti-bullying legislation.

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Greenfield Human Rights Commisssion Meeting --- September 12, 2016

Last night, the commission discussed ongoing issues and formed two additional subcommittees, one on disabilities and the other Rehabilitation & Addiction.

Remembering Sacco & Vanzetti

By: 
Philippe Simon
August 24, 2016

Learn why an early 20th century execution still has ramifications today.  Art credit:  Ben Shahn.

2016 NOFA Summer Conference --- Social & Racial Justice Panel

August 13, 2016

Three activists, Leah Penniman of Soul Fire Farm, Karen Washington of Rise & Root Farm, and Diana Robinson of the Food Chain Workers Alliance, explain how to bring racial justice to the food system.  This panel was part of the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) 2016 Summer Conference.

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